(325) 262-2133
6341 Steward Rd #236
Galveston, TX 77551

Registered Dietitian Consultants

OdomRD Dietitian Consultants provides Registered Dietitian consulting services to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, long-term care, and dialysis centers.  We assist with mock surveys and provide detailed assessments helping your facility with state and federal regulations. 

We recruit and retain the most knowledgeable, compassionate and trustworthy dietitians to instill a culture that allows our company and profession to thrive.  Our energy and enthusiasm are accompanied by our determination to provide quality care.  We depend on our team to establish relationships with clients that will allow us to keep customers for life. 

OdomRD dietitians not only help with state and federal compliance at your facility, they also offer hands on training for staff members in foodservice and kitchen sanitation. This combination of services allows your facility to offer a premium service to your residents or patients.

Did we tell you about our NEW partnership with Recipes and Rotations?! We have searched high and low to find the best operating program to turn your kitchen into a five-star resort! User friendly interfaces allows anyone to cook like a seasoned chef! Call us today to see how we can help you provide an exceptional dining experience at your facility!

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Mental Health & Nutrition
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Powerful Plates
If your facility needs education on plate presentation - look no further! We make understanding the new IDDSI diets EASY while offering your dietary staff culinary training on plate presentation. Powerful Plates: Presentation and Plating Techniques One of the EASIEST things you can do to enhance the food at your facility is to have POWERFUL PLATES! Does this mean you need a new menu? I mean maybe... , but there is so much you...
Essential Workers THANK YOU
Thank You Essential Workers! ҉ For Your Sacrifice ҉ Hard WORK ҉ & Long Hours ҉ Doctors & Nurses ҉ Registered Dietitians & Food Service ҉ Administration, Office Staff, Social Work & Pharmacy ҉ Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy ҉ Maintenance, Housekeeping, & Lanundry
Meet Our Great Staff
Sarah Looney RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Sarah is a graduate of Texas Tech University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences. After graduation, she went on to complete her Culinary Arts degree at The Art Institute of Dallas and then completed her dietetic internship at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Sarah has several years of experience as a dietitian in school food service and restaurant management. Sarah loves cooking and specializes in recipe and menu development. She lives in the Tyler area with her husband and daughter.  

Allena Chapman MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant
Tara Conway MS RD LD CDCES
Dietitian Consultant

Tara graduated in 2001 from the University of Central Oklahoma with a MS degree in nutrition from Oklahoma State University with a degree in accounting.  She has been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist since 2007. She works in Pampa, TX, and resides in Oklahoma. She is currently ADCES Chair for Oklahoma. She works with hospitals, LT care facilities, tele-health for outpatient diabetes clinics, and works with developmentally disabled adults. She and her husband, James, loves traveling in their RV.

Alaina Dekeratry MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Alaina is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition. She completed her Dietetic Internship and Master’s degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She is passionate about using nutrition to improve the lives of those she works with and providing her clients with high-quality care. She has worked in long-term care consulting and outpatient nutrition counseling. She lives in Temple, TX with her husband and daughter.

Sonya Bartz MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Originally from Oklahoma City, OK, Sonya currently serves the Abilene and surrounding area as a part-time dietitian for Odom RD. Sonya moved to Abilene where she met her husband, started a family, and attended Abilene Christian University. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, and later combined Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetic Internship. Sonya also worked as a teaching assistant for the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at ACU for several years of her college education, and now serves her alma mater as an Adjunct Professor of Nutrition. 

Sarah Bridges RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Sarah is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. She then completed her dietetic internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.  Sarah has worked in a wide variety of areas including collegiate and professional sports nutrition, wellness, and long-term care. She currently lives in Auburn, Alabama and serves on the OdomRD menu team!

Rachel Heinen MFP RDN LD
Director of Corporate Accounts

Rachel is our consultant in Fort Worth, Texas. Rachel is a graduate of Texas Tech University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences. After graduation, she completed her internship and Masters Degree with BGSU. After graduating Rachel moved back to West Texas where she worked as a diabetes educator for a local hospital. Since moving to the DFW area, she has been counseling patients under a bariatric surgeon for weight loss. Rachel decided to switch to consulting to have a more flexible for her growing family. She lives in Keller with her husband, and 2 little girls.

Shelby Shelley MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Hello, my name is Shelby Shelley. I have recently moved to Houston with my husband and our three-year-old. I have been a dietitian for almost 7 years. During that time, I have been fortunate to have occupied a few different roles. My first position was as a clinical and food management dietitian in Big Spring, Texas. I developed the ambassador program, drastically improving our patient satisfaction. Briefly, I was a dialysis dietitian in Odessa, Texas. My last position was as a school dietitian in Midland, Texas. During that time, I created menus and assisted in guideline adherence. I am looking forward to working with you!

Shelby Flores MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Shelby Flores is a Registered Dietitian who consults in San Angelo and the surrounding areas in long-term care facilities. She graduated from Texas Tech with a Master’s Degree in Nutritional Sciences. She also works part time at the hospital as a Clinical Dietitian. Shelby lives in San Angelo with her husband and four kids, along with two pups.

Sarah Terry RD LD
Chief Operating Officer

Sarah is responsible for the successful completion of our clinical accounts in Abilene, Texas. Sarah is a graduate of Texas Tech University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences. After graduation, she moved back to her hometown of Abilene to complete her internship and to begin her career as a Dietitian. Sarah has several years of experience as a clinical dietitian in the hospital setting and now specializes in long-term care consulting. She lives in the surrounding Abilene area with her husband and two children.  Sarah is also available for private consultation and assistance in the primary-care setting.

Sheila Jones PhD RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Sheila Jones has been teaching Nutrition to future Registered Dietitian Nutritionists at Abilene Christian University for 22 years.  She serves as chair of the Department of Kinesiology & Nutrition.  She teaches both undergraduate and graduate Nutrition courses – her favorite courses are Biochemistry of Nutrition and Nutritional Genomics.  Her favorite topic is phytochemicals.   Throughout her years as an RD, she has worked full-time in acute care hospitals and has consulted in approximately 25 facilities, including long-term care facilities, small acute care hospitals, psychiatric facilities, and prisons.  Her home is in the country outside of Albany, Texas and she enjoys taking care of animals, gardening, and being outdoors.

Wendy Nevarez MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

A Midwest native, Wendy recently relocated to central Minnesota with her husband and 2 sons. She is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a degree in Dietetics. She then relocated to the Southwest where she completed her Master's of Family and Consumer Science and Dietetic Internship at New Mexico State University. As a dietitian, Wendy has worked in pediatric and adult renal dialysis, inpatient medical nutrition therapy, tele-nutrition, and as a nutrition faculty member. With OdomRD, Wendy has assisted with LTC contracts in New Mexico and El Paso, TX and currently works remote with the menu development team. 

 

Kamryn Phares MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Kamryn is responsible for the clinical and outpatient accounts in Lubbock, Texas. She was born and raised in Lubbock, and obtained both her Bachelor's and Master's degree in Nutritional Sciences from Texas Tech University, as well as completing her dietetic internship there. After finishing school, Kamryn chose to stay in Lubbock and worked in Correctional Medicine before joining OdomRD as a consultant dietitian.

Elizabeth Thomas MS RD LD
Director of Nutrition Services

Elizabeth covers accounts in the Dallas, Texas area. She graduated from Texas Tech University with her undergraduate degree. She completed her Dietetic internship and Master’s degree at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX. She then moved back to Dallas, Texas after completing her internship to start working as a Dietitian. She has worked as a Clinical Dietitian in the acute care setting, outpatient for nutrition counseling, and long-term care as a Consultant Dietitian. She has 2 cats and a dog at home!

Ryan Odom B.B.A
Owner/ CFO

Ryan directs all financial accounts, assists with seeking contracts, and offers technical support for our consultants. Ryan completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at Angelo State University and is a retired professional scuba diver.

 

Kim Zohn MS BSN RDN RN LD CSG NWCC
Dietitian Consultant

Kim is currently covering accounts in McAllen, Texas.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from Texas A&M in 2005.  She completed her Dietetic Internship at The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Jacksonville, Fl in 2006, and a Master’s of Science from The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa in Clinical Nutrition in 2010.  She has been working as a Registered Dietitian for 17 years in acute, post-acute, and long-term settings across several states. She has developed a strong passion for geriatric patients and wound care.  She became board certified in wound care in 2021 as well as gerontological nutrition in 2015.  She recently went back to school for a second Bachelor of Science in Nursing at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to pursue a desire for a more active role in patient wound care.  She is currently moving to Cypress, Texas with her husband, 2 children, and dog.  She is available for acute care, long term care, personal consultations, and in-services/education. 

Michelle Flynn RDN LD
Director of Menu Services

Michelle is responsible for our Menu Services division. She is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, with a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition. She completed her Dietetic Internship with Bastyr University. Michelle has experience as a clinical dietitian in the hospital and dialysis settings, long-term care consulting, and menu development. She resides in Hawaii with her husband and two children. Michelle enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures and cuisines.

Becky Monahan RD LD CPT
Dietitian Consultant

Becky has been a Registered Dietitian for over 20 years. The nutrition fields/areas she has worked in include Acute Care/Critical Care, Diabetes Education, Out-Patient Counseling, Pediatric and Adult Weight Management, Private Practice Counseling addressing a wide variety of MNT topics, and Long-Term Care Consulting. She currently works in the Tyler, TX area. She has 2 boys - Jett and Koen - ages 16 and 14. She is very active, fitness oriented, and was a Certified Personal Trainer for 3 years.  She loves to read, cook, fine dine, play tennis, listen to live music, travel, and spend time with family/friends. 

 

Tabitha Odom MPH RD LD
Owner/ CEO

Tabitha manages the direction of the company, seeks contracts with new or existing clients, and oversees clinical operations. Tabitha completed her Masters in Public Health at The University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston. She also has a bachelor degree in Nutrition from Texas Tech University.  

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Blaire Hamilton MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Blaire is a graduate of Abilene Christian University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences. She then went on to complete her dietetic internship and Master’s degree with ACU. She has experience in clinical nutrition as well as geriatric nutrition and enjoys working in the consulting field!

Megan Brown MPH RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Megan received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Texas A&M University and her Master of Public Health from the UT Health Science Center at Houston.  She now lives in Dallas, TX and works throughout the DFW area.  Megan has experience working both in long-term care and in providing nutrition counseling in the private practice setting.  

Savannah Hinz RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Savannah is a graduate of Texas State University with a bachelor's in Nutrition. She completed her Dietetic Internship with Medical City Healthcare. Before working as a nutrition consultant for OdomRD, Savannah worked as a clinical dietitian and served on the Joint/Orthopedic Surgery Committee and Wound Care Prevention Committee. She currently serves the residents in the North DFW area and is getting her Master's Degree in Nutrition and Disease Prevention from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Jessie Rike MS RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Jessie is one of our consultants in our West Texas region! She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Texas A&M University, and earned her Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Texas Tech University. After completing her education, she decided to move back home to San Angelo, Texas to work as a clinical Dietitian before joining the OdomRD team!

 

Renee Grubbs MSEd RD LD
Dietitian Consultant

Renee covers our long-term care accounts in Midland and Odessa. She has worked in a variety of areas including public health, outpatient counseling, WIC, and has taught to both small community groups and university undergrads. She enjoys hiking, exploring new places, experimenting in her kitchen, and learning about personalized nutrition. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nutrition from Washington State University and a Master’s in Community Health and Nutrition degree from the University of Kansas.

What our customers say about us...

"We love OdomRD's approach and determination to help facilities."

                                                                    - Alton Morris, Regional Nurse

 

Long-term care - 

"Sarah was an amazing preceptor for my long term care rotation, she was very professional, knowledgeable, and helped me grow tremendously during my internship. After my time with her I feel much more prepared on my quest to becoming a Registered Dietitian. I would not hesitate to recommend her or Odom RD for any of my consulting needs."

                                                                                                   ACU Dietetic Intern - Abilene, Texas

                                                                                                                                     

Long-Term Care Consulting - 

"OdomRD's services are professional and efficient. Tabitha has always been helpful in assisting us with any needs we have, and anticipatory of future needs."

- San Angelo, TX

 

Private Consultation -  

"I am doing so well on the plan OdomRD worked up for me.  I have lost 14 pounds and have my blood sugar down to 99.  My doctor is considering taking me off of one of my medications with the weight loss.  I think they are SUPER Dietitians!" 

                                                                                                               -San Angelo, TX

Long-Term Care Consulting - 

"Tabitha and her team are incredible to work with! They are knowledgable, compassionate, and provide SUPERIOR customer service! They have improved our dietary services and menus, decreased customer concerns, and provided the necessary tools to be fully prepared during annual surveys! You won't find a better team in the state!"

-San Angelo, TX